The TeleDentists Expands Executive Team, Appoints Telemedicine Pioneer as CEO
Kansas City, MO – June 7, 2019 – As it continues to experience market growth, , the first-to-market virtual care solution transforming the way people treat urgent oral and dental problems, announces the expansion of its executive team with the appointment of Howard Reis as CEO. Reis brings considerable expertise from his work at the intersection of healthcare and telecommunications.
“We’re pleased to welcome Howard, a recognized forerunner in the field of telemedicine, starting with his work as a project manager at Nynex Science and Technology in the early 1990s, managing early telemedicine trials with four Boston teaching hospitals,” says Maria Kunstadter, DDS, co-founder, The TeleDentists. “[The TeleDentists] are available anywhere people with urgent dental needs live, work and go for help when a dental problem emerges. Under Reis’ leadership I’m confident The TeleDentists will continue to leverage its already impressive market traction as we align with urgent care centers and health systems serving senior living centers, colleges and universities.”
Reis has helped two separate teleradiology companies achieve Inc. 5000 status of fastest growing private companies. While working in a Professional Services capacity for several consulting firms, such as Accenture, The Castleton Group, Telmarc and SAIC/Bellcore, he played a key role in enabling several major healthcare institutions achieve new strategic initiatives.
The Teledentists’ unique teledentistry platform uses advanced telehealth technology, provides immediate access and assessment from a quality dentist who can prescribe non-opioid pain relief or antibiotic prescriptions as needed and a next day appointment with a dentist near the patient.
Reis says, “I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to lead such an impressive company forward, not only because this tele-dentistry service meets the needs of millions of people each year who need immediate care for urgent dental issues, but also because it’s the first of its kind and relies upon a proprietary, national network of Board Licensed dentists.”
About The TeleDentists
The TeleDentists is pioneering tele-dentistry with an easily accessible solution to urgent oral and dental problems 24/7/365. A proprietary, national network of Board Licensed dentists use secure online video consults to connect with patients’ smart phones, laptops or tablets. They diagnose problems, start remediation and, when needed, arrange next business day appointments with a conveniently located dentist. The service is available to hospitals, urgent care facilities, retail clinics, self-insured corporations, senior-living centers, universities and telemedicine service providers. Furthermore, starting June 17, The TeleDentists will be offering direct-to-consumer consults. Visit www.theteledentists.com